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100 Soldiers on Parade

100 Soldiers on Parade
Title
100 Soldiers on Parade
Date 
ca. 1900
Medium 
Cardboard, paper, wood
Dimensions 
Each (figure): 6 x 2 x 3/4 in. (15.2 x 5.1 x 1.9 cm) Box: 1 1/2 x 12 5/8 x 21 3/4 in. ( 3.8 x 32.1 x 55.2 cm )
Description 
"100 Soldiers on Parade" paper soldier set in a box with fifty paper soldiers including: Rough Riders with blanket rolls, British grenadiers with bear-skin hats, early West Point cadets, Scottish Highlanders in kilts with rifles, American foot soldiers from the Revolutionary War, and French Zouaves; each figure nailed to wooden stands; box cover lithographed with four rows of marching solders and inscribed, "100/ SOLDIERS/ ON/ PARADE/ McLOUGHLIN BROS/ New York."
Credit Line 
The Liman Collection
Object Number 
2000.481
Marks 
lithographed: on the box cover: "100/ SOLDIERS/ ON/ PARADE/ McLOUGHLIN BROS/ New York"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group